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Juventus midfielder Aaron Ramsey to miss Wales’ Euro 2020 qualifier against Azerbaijan

Juventus midfielder Aaron Ramsey will miss Wales’ forthcoming international fixtures against Azerbaijan and Belarus.

The Football Association of Wales announced the news on Tuesday, though no reason was given. 

It is believed, though, that Ramsey’s absence may be due to his lacking of match fitness. The 28-year-old has made only one full appearance since April after picking up a hamstring injury at former club Arsenal

Aaron Ramsey will miss out on Wales' Euro 2020 qualifier against Azerbaijan next month

Aaron Ramsey will miss out on Wales’ Euro 2020 qualifier against Azerbaijan next month

The 28-year-old has made one appearance for Juventus since joining this summer, in a friendly

The 28-year-old has made one appearance for Juventus since joining this summer, in a friendly

Ramsey missed Juventus’ season opener with Parma after a summer of recovering from the hamstring injury.

He did play 15 minutes of a pre-season friendly against Triestina, however, but his first-team debut remains pending. 

Manchester United youngster Dylan Levitt steps up from the Under-21 squad to replace Wales’ star midfielder.

Ryan Giggs will understandably lament the absence of his star man as his side face an uphill task to qualify for next summer’s European Championships.

Wales are currently fourth in their qualifying group behind Slovakia, Hungary and World Cup finalists Croatia. 

They host Azebaijan on September 6 in desperate need of points to keep their Euro 2020 hopes alive.  

Ryan Giggs will rue the loss of his star midfielder as Wales face an uphill task to qualify

Ryan Giggs will rue the loss of his star midfielder as Wales face an uphill task to qualify

 

Original article: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-7398943/Juventus-midfielder-Aaron-Ramsey-miss-Wales-Euro-2020-qualifier-against-Azerbaijan.html?ns_mchannel=rss&ito=1490&ns_campaign=1490

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